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Banks Henry. A Company 3rd Battalion Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteers. Born in Dublin he joined the I.R.B. in 1910 sworn in by Sean MacDermott. He joined the Irish Volunteers at their inception in the Rotunda in 1913. He took part in the Howth gun-running. On Easter Monday morning he mobilised at Earlsfort Terrace. He was first stationed at the railway in Grattan Street taking over the railway works in Grand Canal Street and then out towards Merrion. As part of a group of about 25 of his Company they manned the Bridges crossing the canal and occupied some houses in Grand Canal Street which gave them a clear view of Beggars Bush Barracks. They came under enemy several times during the week and after the Surrender on the Saturday he was held in the R.D.S. On the Monday he was taken to Richmond Barracks and then to Wakefield and from there to Frongoch. He was released on the last Saturday of July 1916 arriving home in Dublin on the Sunday morning,


Bermingham John. Volunteer, A Company, 3rd battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1899 died on the 28th of November 1974, aged about 17 years old during the Rising. Fought in Barmacks Fumbally Lane and Jacobís Biscuit Factory. He served throughout the War of Independence and also served in the National Army from the 1st of February 1922 to the 25th of December 1923 during which time he was a member of the Dublin Guards Pipe Band formerly Na Fianna Pipe Band, army service number 12594.

 

Boylan Stephen. Volunteer, B Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 14 of February 1901 died on the 19th of March 1967, aged 15 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought in the area of Bolandís Mill Bolandís Bakery. He joined the Volunteers in 1915 and during Easter Week was posted to the Slag Heap at the gas works on Lots Road. He was involved in transporting arms in preparation for the Rising. He was not captured or detained after the Rising. He re-joined the Company around April or May 1917 and served up to the end of 1918. He did not take part in the War of Independence or the Civil War.

 

Bracken John. Ambulance Man (First Aider) A Company 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 30of September 1857 died on the 19th of November 1936, aged 59 years old during the Rising, he worked as a house painter. The Irish Army Pension Records record him as living at 55 Leeson Street in 1910, he was living at Lennox Street in 1910. He received a gunshot wound to the face while in action during Easter Week. Following the Easter Rising he, along with 375 other prisoners, was deported to Wakefield Detention Barracks England on the 6th of May  and then to Frongoch, he was interned until September or October 1916. He re-joined the Irish Volunteers upon reorganisation. Enlisted in the National Forces on the 27th of September 1922 at Portobello Barracks. Bracken was discharged as medically unfit on the 15th of February 1927 after falling off a ladder in August 1926 while a member of the Defence Forces. His son John also fought during the Rising.


Bracken John Junior. A Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 27th of October 1897 died on the 23rd of February 1974, aged 18years old during the Rising. Fought in the Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street and the Railway Station, Westland Row areas. He worked as a house painter at the time of the Rising. He was interned until July 1916. He served with the National Army during the Civil War serving from the 20th of  October 1922 until his departure from the Defence Forces on 19th of January 1924 while serving in the in the Army Corps of Engineers. His father John also served during the Rising.


Sean Breen

Breen Sean. B Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born 1877 died on the 17th of March 1938, aged about 39 years old during the Rising. Fought in the Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street areas. Following the Easter Rising he, along with 375 other prisoners, was deported to Wakefield Detention Barracks England on May the 6th and then to Frongoch, he was interned until the first week in August 1916. A member of the I.R.B. since 1910. Acted as one of the covering party securing the area between Baggot Street and Fitzwilliam Street during IRA operations on 21 November 1920 (Bloody Sunday). In 1921 he took part in ambushes and armed confrontations with British Forces at the corner of Hollis Street and Merrion Square, the corner of Baggot Street and East James' Street and in Brunswick Street (Pearse Street). Took no part in the Civil War.

 

Brennan Patrick. Volunteer, E Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1883 died on the 4th of January 1937, aged about 33 years old during the Rising. Fought at Bolandís Bakery, Bolandís Mill, Sir Patrick Dunís Hospital and Grand Canal Street Bridge. He joined the Volunteers in January 1916, he was a member of the National Volunteers up to the time of joining the Irish Volunteers. He was employed at the Jesuit College Milltown at the time of the Rising. He was arrested after the surrender and deported first to Wakefield and then Frongoch, he was released at the end of August 1916. He resigned from the Volunteers in February 1918 when he got married.  

 

Breslin Tobias (Toby). E Company, 2nd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1891 died on the 22 of November 1975, aged about 25 years old during the Rising. Fought in the Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street, Office of Dublin and South Eastern Railway overlooking Grand Canal Street and Beggar's Bush Barracks areas. He joined the Volunteers in 1913 serving until 1921. He was interned after the Rising in Wakefield and Frongoch being released on the 3rd of August 1916. He took no part in the Civil War.

 

Brown Joseph. Volunteer (Company Adjutant), B Company, 2nd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 3rd of July 1883 died on the 2nd of September 1968, aged 32 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Fairview Park, Saint Stephenís Green, Blackpitts, Jacobís Biscuit Factory, Bolandís and at Mount Street. He was not arrested or captured after the surrender and went on the run for about two weeks. He remained in the Volunteers helping with prisonerís aid but due to illness and getting married in 1918 he had no further involvement after 1918. He did not take part in the War of Independence or the Civil War.  


Browne James. Volunteer, C Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in November 1899 died on the 1st of March 1958, aged 16 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Bolandís Mills/Bolandís Bakery. He was arrested after the surrender and spent a short time in detention at Richmond Barracks, he was released due to his age. He served throughout the War of Independence taking part in an attack on Auxiliary Police at Bolton Street in April 1921. He took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War joining the National Army in March 1922, he discharged time expired on the 8th of October 1923 serving as Sergeant with the 6th Battalion, Kerry Command service number 26263. His brother William also fought at Bolandís during the Rising.

 

Browne William. Volunteer, C Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1892 died on the 29th of August 1966, aged about 24 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street, and the Dublin and South Eastern Railway Line. He joined the Volunteers in 1915. He was wounded during the Rising and after the surrender he was held in Dublin Castle for treatment then deported to Frongoch, he was released from Frongoch the last week in July 1916. He received a bullet wound while on the railway line. He remained with the Volunteers but had to cease service in March 1920 due to complications with the wounds received during Easter Week. He did not take part in the Civil War. His brother James also fought at Bolandís during Easter Week.


Bruen William. D Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1897 died in 34 O'Hogan Road, Inchicore, Dublin on the 22nd of July 1952, aged about 19 years old during the Rising. Joined the Volunteers in 1913, he re-joined the Volunteers on reorganisation and served until 1919 when he had to resign due to an eye injury. Fought in the Sugar Distillery, Pearse Street, Dublin and Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street areas. He avoided capture after the Rising.


Byrne Andrew Joseph, Killed in Action.

 

Byrne Christopher. A Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1893 died on the 11th of November 1964, aged about 23 years old during the Rising. Worked as a plasterer at the time of the Rising. Fought in the Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street, area of Beggar's Bush Barracks, Haddington Road and Grattan Street areas. Engaged  in extensive activity throughout Easter Week, including breaking through houses near railway line as far as vantage point on corner of Bath Avenue for firing at Beggar's Bush Barracks, also to lengthy engagement at Grattan Street, some distance away. He was wounded prior to surrender on 29 April. Deported to Wakefield and Frongoch, and release about September 1916. His brother Thomas Byrne also fought at Bolandís during the Rising.

 

Byrne Denis. Volunteer, D Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1881 died on the 27 of May 1957, aged about 35 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Bolandís Mills/Bakery and Jameson Distillery. He served from the Easter Monday until Thursday but had to retire due to going blind. He had received treatment to his left eye, detached retina causing loss of sight in his left eye, prior to Easter Week and during the Rising his right eye also failed. He did not take part in the War of Independence or the Civil War.

 

Byrne John. Lieutenant, C Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1890 died at Harolds Cross Hospice, Dublin on the 29th of September 1956, aged about 26 years old during the Rising. He was interned after the Rising being released in July 1916. He served as First Aid Battalion Officer for Boland's Bakery/ Boland's Mills area during Easter Week and, carrying the white flag, accompanied De Valera at that area's surrender to British Forces. Fought in the Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street, Dublin Dispensary and Grand Canal Street areas.


Byrne Michael. Volunteer, B Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1897 died on the 21st of July 1925, aged about 19 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Bolandís Mill Bolandís Bakery and on the railway line. He was deported after the surrender and interned first at Wakefield and then Frongoch until about July 1916. He re-joined the Volunteers on reorganisation in 1917 and served throughout the War of Independence. He took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War, he joined the National Army on the 7th of March 1922 and served until the 28th of April 1924. He served with the Supply Corps army number 24505.   


Byrne Michael. A member of the Fianna and under 16 years old he was in number 25 Northumberland Road up to 2.30am Wednesday. Lieutenant Malone gave orders that he and another Fianna Boy Paddy Rowe deliver dispatches, the boys guessed this was a rouse to get them away from the battle and strenuously objected but Malone knowing the hopelessness of the situation ordered them to go and not return.

 

Byrne Michael. E Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1898 died on the 10 of March 1962, aged about 18 years old at the time of the Rising. Worked in a foundry in Clonskea before the Rising. Fought in the Westland Row, Ringsend, Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills and Grand Canal Street areas. Arrest by Provisional Government at Sandyford, County Dublin, in November 1922 for IRA activities.


Byrne Michael. Volunteer, D Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1882 died on the 23rd of January 1964, aged about 34 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Jameson Distillery. He was deported after the Rising and was released on the 3rd of August 1916. He did not re-join the Volunteers until 1920 because his wife, who had served during the Rising with Cumann na mBan, died. He served throughout the War of Independence maintaining an arms dump, he took the Anti-Treaty side during the Civil War continuing to maintain the arms dump for the Anti-Treaty side.


Byrne Michael. C Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1892 died on the 26th of February 1947, aged about 24 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Jameson Distillery Marrowbone Lane.  He was deported after the surrender being released in August 1916. He lost his employment as an apprentice at Maguire and Gatchell due to his 1916 activities and had to go to England for a time in 1917 to finish his apprenticeship. He served throughout the War of Independence and was involved in the escape of Frank Teeling from Kilmainham Gaol in February 1921 and later attempted rescue of prisoners from Arbour Hill Prison, Dublin. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War.


Byrne Patrick. C Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1898 died on the 27th of August 1972, aged about 18 years old during the Rising. Fought in the Clanwilliam House, Clanwilliam Place/Lower Mount Street, Northumberland Road, Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street, Jameson Distillery and Marrowbone Lane areas. He was not captured or detained after the Rising. Patrick Byrne joined the National Army on 10 March 1922 and was discharged from the Defence Forces Time Expired on 13 December 1923. He re-enlisted on 24 June 1924, was transferred to the Reserve on 26 June 1929 and discharged medically unfit 29 June 1940. His service numbers during his service were 17073, 1922-1923 and 59157, 1924-1940.


Byrne Patrick. Volunteer, A Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1890 died on the 3rd of February 1962, aged about 26 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Bolandís Mill/Bolandís Bakery Grand Canal Street.  He was deported after the surrender and held first in Wakefield then Frongoch, he was released in July 1916. He re-joined the Volunteers on reorganisation and served throughout the War of Independence taking part in the burning of Income Tax office on Dawson Street and Bloody Sunday attacks. He was arrested in December 1920 and interned until December 1921. He took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War joining the National Army in April 1922 when he served up to retirement on the 1st of October 1946.

 

Byrne Peter.  Acting Lieutenant, D Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1881 died on the 4th of June 1945, aged about 35 years old during the Rising. Fought in the Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills Grand Canal Street and Ringsend areas. Deported after the surrender he served time in Wakefield Prison and Frongoch, he was released from Frongoch in July 1916. He re-joined the Volunteers on reorganisation in 1917 and was the Company armourer, as an electrical contractor he had access to hotels where British arms could be stolen or purchased. He was arrested and internment at Ballykinlar, County Down between the 20th of November 1920 being released on the 9th of December 1921. He did not take part in the Civil War.

 

Byrne Thomas. Volunteer, A Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1893 date of death not recorded, aged about 23 years old during the Rising. Fought at Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills Grand Canal Street, area of Beggar's Bush Barracks Shelbourne Road Ballsbridge and Jameson Distillery Marrowbone Lane. Joined the Volunteers at their inception in the Rotunda Rink in 1913 he was also a member of the I.R.B. He was detained at Richmond Barracks until the 30th of April then deported to Knutsford Detention Barracks England on the 1st of May after Knutsford he was sent to Frongoch and released in August 1916. During Easter Week he mobilized Volunteers at Earlsfort Terrace, took part in the capture of a bridge near Beggar's Bush Barracks and attacked the approaching British soldiers, he was also involved in an armed guard of adjacent railway line and various occupied houses, he was also involved in arms distribution and other citywide activity until surrendering at Marrowbone Lane Distillery. He re-joined the Volunteers on reorganisation and served throughout the War of Independence. He was arrested in December 1920 when his name was found on an I.R.A. list of Volunteers available for duty and was released on the 8th or 9th of December 1921. He took no part in the Civil War.

 

Byrne William. Company Quartermaster, D Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1883 died on the 31st of March 1962, aged about 33 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought in Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street. He joined the Volunteers in 1914. He mobilised on the Easter Sunday and stood to until midnight, he did not get word of the mobilisation on the Monday and left Dublin for the day on his return he learned the Rising had taken place and went to join his Company at Bolandís arriving about 9.30pm. He was deported after the surrender being released from Frongoch at the end of July 1916. He re-joined the Company on reorganisation but dropped out soon after. He did not take part in the War of Independence or the Civil War.


Carberry Christopher. Volunteer, B Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1882 died on the 15th of June 1962, aged about 34 years old during the Rising. Fought at Bolandís Mills/Bolandís Bakery Grand Canal Street.  He was deported after the surrender and released from Frongoch on the 23rd of December 1916. He assisted in the reorganisation of the Volunteers and served throughout the War of Independence and was mainly involved in intelligence. He was arrested by British forces in February 1921 and interned in Mountjoy Prison until August 1921, he was released through the intervention of Michael Collins, due to ill treatment received while in British custody he was hospitalised between the date of his release and December 1921. He took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War, at the outbreak of the Civil War on the 28th of June 1922 he took part in fighting against Anti-Treaty IRA forces in Dublin. He joined the National Army in October 1922 and retired to the Defence Forces Reserve of Officers on the 31st March 1928 and returned to full time service at the rank of Commandant during the Emergency.


Carroll Dudley. Volunteer, B Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1901 died on the 3rd of September 1977, aged about 15 years old during the Rising. Fought at Bolandís Mills Bolandí Bakery. He was deported after the Rising first to Wakefield then Frongoch, he was released in July 1916. He served throughout the War of Independence and joined the National Army in May 1922. He was discharged from the National Army in April 1924 at the rank of Sergeant, army number 10680.

 

Casey Leo. Volunteer, A Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1898 died on the 15th of February 1952, aged about 18 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Bolandís Bakery/Boland's Mills Grand Canal Street and around the Dublin and South Eastern Railway Line between Westland Row and Lansdowne Road. He was injured on the Wednesday of the Rising when broken glass got into his right eye, treated in Sir Patrick Dunís Hospital until he was arrested at the hospital on the Tuesday after the surrender. He was deported to Wakefield then Frongoch, he was released in August 1916. He served throughout the War of Independence and took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War. He arrested in August 1922 while attempting to destroy a bridge near Stepaside as part of a general IRA operation to destroy bridges surrounding Dublin known as the night of the Bridges. He was interned until May 1924.


Cassidy Thomas. Section Cammander, A Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1883 died in 1938., aged about 33 years old during the Rising. Fought in the Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street areas. Employed as a coach builder. Following his participation in the 1916 Easter Rising he was interned until July of that year. During the War of Independence as well as taking part in the manufacture of munitions for the Irish Volunteers and IRA, Thomas Cassidy took part in IRA armed patrols and the raid on the Junior Army and Navy Store in Dublin in August 1920. Arrested in November 1920 he was interned until December 1921. He also served as an elected member of Dublin Corporation Trinity Ward in which capacity he was able to obtain the use of the Public Library in Pearse Street, Dublin for IRA purposes. Following the outbreak of the Civil War on 28 June 1922 Thomas Cassidy volunteered his services to the National Forces but did not formally join the National Army until September of that year. He served throughout the remainder of that conflict.  Served in the Irish Army attaining the rank of Captain.

 

Christian Joseph (Joe). Battle of Northumberland Road, Mount Street Bridge.


Christian William (MacCriostaide Liam). B Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born 17th of November 1895, no date of death recorded, aged 21 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought in the St. Stephen's Parochial Hall, Northumberland Road and Percy Place areas. William Christian was captured on Wednesday 26th April 1916 by British forces during the Easter Rising and was subsequently interned until July 1916. He was one of a party of 4 defending the Parochial Hall,  Northumberland Road. He was captured on the 26th held for 2 days and then taken to Ballsbridge and then to Richmond Barracks and deported to Wakefield Prison on the 2nd of May he was then transferred to Frongoch being released in July 1916. He was an active member of Fianna Eireann joining in 1912 and serving up to 1915. He did not take part in the War of Independence or the Civil War.


Clarke Joseph (Joe). Battle of Northumberland Road, Mount Street Bridge.

 

Coates Peter. B Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 24th of March 1894 died on the 29 of March 1977, aged about 22 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought in the Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street, Dublin. Could find no information on his involvement in the War of Independence or Civil War.


Colgan Daniel. D Company,  3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1894 died on the 2nd of February 1937, aged about 22 during the Rising. Fought in the area of Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street, South Eastern Railway Line (between Westland Row and Lansdowne Road).   During the War of Independence Daniel Colgan served on the staff of the Quartermaster General of the IRA. He joined the National Army on its formation serving in the Pay and Accounts Branch of the Quartermaster General's Department. Daniel Colgan was then placed in charge of the Dependents Allowance Branch of the Defence Forces when it was set up during the Civil War in 1922 and continued to serve with the Defence Forces until resigning due to ill health in August 1926.


Collins Charles Tottenham. C Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 6th of January 1886 died at St Patrick's Hospital, James's Street, Dublin on the 11th of June 1968, aged 30 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought in the Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street, Jacob's Biscuit Factory, Bishop Street, and Area of Jacob's Biscuit Factory, Bishop Street. Captured after the Rising he was sentenced to five years Penal Servitude, no release date available. He re-joined the Volunteers serving during the War of Independence being arrested and imprisoned in May 1918.


Conroy William. Volunteer, A Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in June 1887 died on the 3rd of April 1959, aged 28 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought around the Railway line at Boland's Bakery and Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street. He joined the Volunteers in 1914. He was employed as a pipe maker with Kapp and Petersonís at the time of the Rising. Although a member of A Company he was mobilised by and served with B Company throughout Easter Week. He was not captured after the surrender and went on the run for about a month. He re-joined the Company in December 1916 when it reformed after many of its members were released from Frongoch. He served during the War of Independence taking part in Anti-Conscription protests, raiding for arms and took part in the burning of the Income Tax office on Dawson Street.  He was hospitalised with a nervous breakdown from January 1921 to March 1922. He did not take part in the Civil War.

 

Cooper Robert. Volunteer, C Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteers. Born in August 1895 died on the 22nd of December 1962, aged 20 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street, Mount Street Bridge and Clanwilliam Place. He occupied Robertís Builders yard providing covering fire for those in Clanwilliam House, when this position came under heavy fire on the Wednesday evening he was forced to retreat to Bolandís Mill. Injured by a bullet wound to the Chest on the Thursday while on the Railway line, treated in the Dispensary Grand Canal Street and taken to Patrick Dunns Hospital where he was arrested. He was deported and released from Frongoch in August 1916. He continued to serve after release and was involved in disarming two R.I.C. men at the Three Rock Mountain in Dublin in January 1919 and was involved in purchasing arms up to March 1920 when his wife became ill and he had to cease activities. He did not take part in the War of Independence or the Civil War.


Cosgrave John. Volunteer, B Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Died on the 12th of January 1956. Fought at Bolandís Bakery/Boland's Mills on Grand Canal Street. He joined the Volunteers at the inaugural meeting at the Rotunda Rink in 1913. He was deported after the surrender and was released from Frongoch about August 1916. He lost his job as a result of his 1916 Rising activities. He re-joined the Volunteers after release and served up to about 1918. He did not take part in the War of Independence or the Civil War.

 

Coyne Thomas. D Company, 3rd battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born 25th of May 1897 died on the 26th of October 1987, aged 19 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought in Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street, Dublin.  He evaded arrest after the Rising. Thomas Coyne joined the National Army in February 1922 and continued to serve with the Defence Forces until medically boarded in March 1924.



Sean Cullen's Medals

Cullen John Christopher. (Sean, SeŠn ” Cuilinn). Volunteer, D Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1897 died on the 3rd of August 1928, aged about 19 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Bolandís Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street. He joined the Volunteers in 1915. He was interned after the surrender and was released in July 1916. He served from his time of release up to 1928. He took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War, he joined the National Army in February 1922 and served up to the 31st of March 1928. He was killed when the car he was travelling in overturned, he died from shock and haemorrhage. The accident happened at Creggan, Athlone, County Westmeath.


Curran Joseph Michael. Volunteer, B Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1876 died on the 21st of August 1957, aged about 40 years old during the Rising. Fought at Westland Row Railway Station, Ringsend Gas Works and the railway line between Westland Row and Lansdowne Road. He joined the Volunteers in 1913. He was not arrested or detained after the Rising. He re-joined the Company on reorganisation early in 1917. Contacts he made while working as a ships fireman in 1916 and 1917 were used by the Irish Volunteers and IRA for movement of arms, despatches and individuals in later years. During the War of Independence he was involved in the acquisition and manufacture of arms and munitions and he also directed the smuggling of arms and ammunition from the United States of America to Garston, Liverpool in 1920. He also served as a Sinn Fťin elected representative on Pembroke Urban District Council, acted as a Judge in Republican Courts in his area and worked for the Prisoners Dependants Fund. He was dismissed from his employment in 1918 due to his campaigning in the workplace on behalf of Sinn Fťin and the Irish Volunteers. Arrested in September 1920 he was subsequently released following a British Army Court-martial. He was arrested again in December 1920 and was interned until December 1921. In February 1922 he joined the Criminal Investigation Department and was transferred into the National Army the following month serving throughout the Civil War in the Quartermaster General's Department. He served with the Defence Forces until his dismissal at the rank of Captain on the 15th of March 1941, although not certain from the records the probable reason for his dismissal was that he was in charge of the Magazine Fort on the 23rd  December 1939 when it was successfully raided by the IRA.


Daly James. Volunteer, C Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 13th of July 1899 died on the 10th of March 1982, aged 16 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street, on the Railway Line between Westland Row and Lansdowne Road and at Roberts's Building on Grand Canal Street. He transferred from the Fianna to the Volunteers about a month before the Rising. He was deported after the surrender first to Wandsworth then Frongoch, he was released about the end of July 1916. He did not re-join the Volunteers after release because his parents refused to allow him to do so.




Eamon de Valera

de Valera Eamon (Edward). Convicted by Court Martial on the 8th of May and sentenced to death, commuted by the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief to penal servitude for life.

Described in the Newspapers in 1917 as being of Spanish extraction and a teacher at Blackrock College.

 

Donnelly Simon. Captain, C Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin brigade, Irish Volunteers. Battle of Northumberland Road, Mount Street Bridge. Born in 1891 died on the 7th of December 1966, aged about 25 years old at the time of the Rising. Served throughout the War of independence as Adjutant, Vice Battalion Officer Commanding of the 3rd Battalion and with the Department of Home Affairs, General Headquarters and as Chief of Republican Police. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War.


Donovan Michael. Volunteer, C Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1898 died on the 6th of June 1957, aged about 18 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Oakley Hall, Oakley Road and Bolandís Bakery/Boland's Mills on Grand Canal Street. He joined the Volunteers in 1915 and served up to the Truce in July 1921. Although he surrendered with the Volunteers on the Sunday a crowd had gathered as the Rebels left the Bakery and some in the crowd assisted him in escaping. He was arrested about a week after the surrender and after being detained at Ballsbridge for a week he was taken to Richmond Barracks and held for three or four weeks before being released. He re-joined the Company on reorganisation about the end of 1916 beginning of 1917. He did not take part in the Civil War.


Doyle David. Volunteer, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Died on the 25th of July 1940. Fought at the Railway Line around Lansdown Road. He joined the Volunteers in 1915.  On the Easter Monday he went to work as normal and on returning home found the Volunteers had mobilised and the Rising was on. He went to Lansdown Road Railway Station where he was detailed to dig trenches at the back of Beggars Bush Barracks. He was then ordered with four other to hold the house of Judge Johnston and put it in a state of defence. The party remained there until Wednesday morning when they realised they were now cut off from the rest of their Battalion, the party decided to disperse and he went to his home at nearby 2 Pembroke Place. On returning home he found his home occupied by British troops who were using it as a billet. Fearing arrest he went on the run for about six months. He did not take any further part in Volunteer activities and did not take part in the War of Independence or the Civil War.


Doyle James Joseph. C Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1898 died on the 21st of July 1980, aged about 18 years old during the Rising. Although injured in the attack by British forces on the Irish Volunteers based at Clanwilliam House, he subsequently evaded capture. From 1919 he served as a Company Quartermaster Irish Volunteers and IRA and Company Commanding Officer IRA. From April 1921 until his capture by British forces during the IRA attack on the Custom House in May the same year, he  served with the Active Service Unit, Dublin Brigade IRA. Following his capture he was interned until December 1921. He took no part in the Civil War. During the War of Independence, from 1919 to his arrest in May 1921, he  took part in a large number of IRA operations and attacks in Dublin including:

  • The burning of the Income Tax Office, Nassau Street, April 1920.

  • IRA killing of suspected British Intelligence agents on Bloody Sunday 21 November 1920 at 28 Pembroke Street.

  • Ambushes on British forces in Dame Street during November and December 1920 and Grafton Street and Redmond's Hill in March 1921and South Richmond Street, Harcourt Street, Redmond's Hill and Grafton Street, April 1921.

 

Doyle James Henry. C Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Died on the 11th of November 1921, he was accidently shot and wounded at an arms dump at 13 Parliament Street, Dublin, he died a few hours later. He fought at Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills on Grand Canal Street. He joined the Volunteers in 1914. He was deported after the surrender interned in Wakefield and Frongoch. He was posthumously awarded the 1916 Medal and the Service (1917-1921) Medal with Bar.


Doyle John William. Volunteer, A Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1888 died on the 17th of November 1968, aged about 28 years old during the Rising. He joined the Volunteers in 1914. Fought in the Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street and Bath Avenue areas. His father Stephen P Doyle, a civilian, was killed during the Rising. For most of Easter Week he was part of a group occupying a row of houses on Bath Avenue. He did not continue service with the Volunteers after the Rising due to his Father being killed and his Mother seriously injured during Easter Week.


Doyle Joseph (Blackrock). Battle of Northumberland Road, Mount Street Bridge.


Doyle Michael. Volunteer, E Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1898 died on the 14th of May 1966, aged about 18 years old during the Rising. Fought in the Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street area. He was wounded on the Saturday suffering a bullet wound to the arm and jaw and taken to Baggot Street Hospital when he was questioned by two Nottís and Derby Officers and then transferred under Police guard to Dublin Castle. He was detained in Dublin Castle for about ten days while receiving daily treatment in Baggot Street Hospital. He was released from Dublin Castle after about ten days and continued activities with the Volunteers up to January 1919 when he emigrated to England, he took no further part in Volunteer or I.R.A. activities.He did not take part in the War of Independence or the Civil War.


Doyle Patrick, Killd in Action. Battle of Northumberland Road, Mount Street Bridge.


Doyle Patrick James. Fought in the St. Stephen's Parochial Hall, Northumberland Road and Percy Place areas. Later served as Superintendent in An Garda SŪochŠna. Imprisoned in Frongoch. His sisters May and Aggie Doyle were in Cumann na mBan and his brother Jack fought in the Four Courts during the Civil War.



Image Tom Meskell
The above images shows the Butter Knife, Fork and Spoon given to Patrick James Doyle on his arrival at Frongoch along with a Towel and a Soap this made up the full Mess Kit given to each prisoner.


Doyle Patrick. B Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in May 1882 died on the 8th of November 1957, aged about 34 during the Rising. Fought in the Hammond Lane Foundry and  Ringsend Road areas. Re-joined the Irish Volunteers upon reorganisation, dropped out in 1919.


Doyle Seamus. B Company 3 Battalion Irish Volunteers. Joined the Irish Volunteers at the Rotunda on the 25th of November 1916. At the time of the Redmondite split he was a member of F Company 1st Battalion, of about 200 members only about 20 went with the Irish Volunteers. In the Spring of 1914 at the invitation of Jack Shouldice he joined the Bart Teeling Circle of the I.R.B., which met at The Printerís Hall in Lower Gardiner Street Dublin. On the Monday night of the Rising along with three other under the command of Pat Flanagan were on guard duty in the Dispensary on Grand Canal Street and on Tuesday morning he went with two others under the command of Lieutenant George Murphy to the Tram Power Station on Ringsend Road and ordered that the power station closed. On Wednesday he, along with Volunteers Bob Cooper and Seumas Kavanagh under section commander Donohue occupied the premises of Robertís Builderís Yard in Clanwilliam Place, after heavy firing they returned to Bolandís Bakery. He remained on guard duty on the railway until the surrender on the Sunday.

He was held at the R.D.S. Show Grounds until the Tuesday morning when he was taken to Richmond Barracks. He was held in Richmond until the Friday when he was transferred to Wakefield Jail Yorkshire. He appeared at the Sankey Commission in London and after another short spell in Wakefield he was transferred to Frongoch where he remained until his release in July 1916.


Dunne John. (Sean O Duinn). Volunteer, C Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 24th of June 1893 died on the 28th of February 1977, aged 22 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought in the area of Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street. It was visiting a relative in Belfast on Easter Monday on his return on the Monday evening he went looking for his Company, he ended up in Bolandís on the Tuesday evening. He remained in Bolandís until the surrender on the Sunday. He was deported after the surrender and released about the end of June 1916. He served throughout the War of Independence, he did not take part in the Civil War.

 

Ennis Edward, Killed in Action.

 

Finn Timothy

 

Fitzgerald James

 

Fitzgerald Leo. Volunteer, B Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. He was Killed in Action on the 14th of March 1921 aged 31 during the War of Independence, he was part of an IRA unit keeping guard over a meeting attended by Sean McBride at Saint Andrews Club, 144 Brunswick Street, the meeting was raided by Police and he was killed in the ensuing gun battle. Fought at Bolandís Mills Bolandís Bakery during the Rising. He was aged about 26 years old during the Rising.

 

Fitzgerald Sheila (Julia). Cumann na mBan attached 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade. Although not formally recognised for her service during Easter Week her family home and business premises was used as an arms reception and distribution centre prior to the Easter Rising, she personally assisted in the distribution of a consignment of gelignite received from Scotland and during Easter Week she assisted in feeding men fighting at Westland Row and along the adjoining railway line. During the War of Independence her home was used by I.R.A. Quartermaster General Sean MacMahon as an I.R.A. despatch centre and was frequently raided by British forces. She was responsible for directing I.R.A. members to dumps in the 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade area as well as assisting her brothers Theobald Wolfe Tone Thomas, Leo, William and James Fitzgerald who were all active in the IRA.


Fitzgerald Theobald Wolfe Tone. Fianna Eireann. Born in 1898 died on the 27th of March 1962, aged about 18 years old during the Rising. Fought in the area of Bolandís Mills Bolandís Bakery. He was detained in Richmond Barracks from the surrender until June 1916. He served throughout the War of Independence attached to B Company, 3rd Battalion Dublin Brigade. Officer Commanding Sluagh Sean Heuston, Fianna …ireann. Battalion Officer Commanding, 2nd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Fianna …ireann and with the Engineers Battalion and General Headquarters. He took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War serving as Commandant ”glaigh na h…ireann/National Forces service number SDR921. He was arrested and interned from December 1920 until December 1921. Before his arrest he took part in a number of attacks and operations including at Kingsbridge Railway Station, Dublin and the capture of RIC cars from Archer's, Grand Canal Street, Dublin. He joined the National Army on its formation in early 1922 and continued to serve until his demobilisation from the Defence Forces in March 1924.


Fitzgerald Thomas. Volunteer, B Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1883 died on the 6th of July 1947, aged about 33 years old during the Rising. Fought at Bolandís Mills Bolandís Bakery. He was deported after the surrender first at Wakefield then Frongoch, he was released in July 1916. He re-joined the Company on release and served through the War of Independence assisting with the in the manufacture of munitions and weapons repair for the I.R.A. He took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War and although unable to join ”glaigh na h…ireann/National Forces due to deafness in June 1922 he volunteered for guard duty at Thompson's Garage and at Burke's on Pearse Street and the South Wall in Dublin for about four weeks. He was a brother of Theobald Wolfe Tone Fitzgerald, Leo Fitzgerald killed during the War of Independence, William Fitzgerald, James Fitzgerald and Sheila Fitzgerald.

 

Fitzgerald William. Volunteer, B Company, 3rd battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1900 died on the 4th of September 1959, aged about 16 years old during the Rising. Fought in the area of Bolandís Mills Bolandís Bakery and the area of the Railway Line between Westland Row and Beggars Bush. He main duties during the Rising were as dispatch rider. He does not appear to have been captured or arrested after the Surrender. He served throughout the War of Independence as part of the General Headquarters Active Service Unit and with the Quartermaster General's Department. He took part in operations including arms raids at Kingsbridge Station and King's Inns and raids for mails at the Rotunda Rink and Ballsbridge. He also assisted in the transportation of arms and munitions from Dublin to other parts of the country. He joined ”glaigh na h…ireann/National Forces in February 1922 serving as Captain with the Transport Corps service number SDR913. He was deemed to have resigned his Commission from the16th October 1924 following his refusal on that date to take the Oath or Declaration prescribed under Section 21 (a) of the Defence Forces (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1923.

 

Flanagan Patrick. C Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1895 died in Farnham House, Finglas, Dublin on the 10th of February 1935, aged about 21 years old during the Rising. Fought in the Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street area. During the War of Independence he served as a Company Commanding Officer as well as the Commanding Officer of the Dublin Brigade Active Service Unit and took part in a large number of Irish Volunteer and IRA attacks and operations including those on 21st of November 1920 (Bloody Sunday) at Pembroke Street, Dublin as well as the attack on the Custom House on 25 May 1921.


Fleming Michael. A Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1895 died on the 28th of October 1979, aged about 21 years old during the Rising. Fought in Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street, and the area of Railway Line between Westland Row and Lansdowne Road. He was interned until August 1916 in Wakefield andFrongoch. During the War of Independence he served as IRA Brigade Transport officer responsible for upkeep and repair of vehicles as well as serving as a driver and assisting in the transport of arms and munitions. On 21 November 1920, Bloody Sunday, he served as a driver as part of the IRA attack in the Baggot Street area of Dublin on suspected British intelligence operatives and in December the same year he again served as a driver during an IRA attack on British forces at Balbriggan, County Dublin. In February 1922, during the Truce Period, he joined the National Forces as a member of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) based at Oriel House, Dublin. In May or June of that year he joined the National Army and served throughout the Civil War. He continued to serve with the Defence Forces until retiring on the 1st of October 1946 at the rank of Acting Commandant.

 

John Andrew Flynn. Born 05/12/1900 at 103 Great Brunswick St. Dublin to William Flynn and Elizabeth Flynn (nee O'Rourke). Aged just 15 John A. Flynn joined the Irish Volunteers and was stationed at Bolands Bakery for the 1916 Easter Rising under the command of Eamon DeVelera. After the surrender given by Nurse Elizabeth O'Farrell the volunteers were held at the RDS and then at the Richmond Barracks in Inchicore. John Flynn was taken from the Richmond Barracks on the 8th May 1916 and imprisoned in Wandsworth Prison, UK on the 9th May 1916 along with 196 other prisoners. He was released on the 29th May 1916, he went to an Irish Workingman's Club and returned to Ireland by boat to Kingstown (Dun Laoghaire) soon after. He went on to study at UCD, initially in medicine and subsequently switched to veterinary. He qualified as a veterinary surgeon and subsequently went on to serve as the Chief Veterinary Officer of Dublin Co. Co and also was president of the Veterinary Council of Ireland from 1949 - 1951. He died on 15/01/1992 and is buried in Glasnevin Cemetery.

 

Fullam Thomas

 

Gill James T

 

Gordon Edward

 

Grace, James Joseph (Seumas). C Company 3rd Battalion Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteers. Battle of Northumberland Road, Mount Street Bridge. After the Rising he was held in Richmond Barracks before being transported to Wakefield Jail in Yorkshire on board the L.M.S. Lancastria. He was held in Wakefield for about three weeks and then transferred to Frongoch. He appeared before the Sankey Commission and was released from Frongoch on Christmas Eve 1916. Shortly after his release from Frongoch he, along with two other Volunteers, Michael and Sean Cullen from Bolandís Garrison went to Glasnevin Cemetery and fired a salute of three volleys over the grave of Michael Malone.

 

Griffin Martin. D Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 14th of October 1891 died on the 20th of September 1973. Aged 24 years old during the Rising. Fought in the Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street and South Eastern Railway Line between Westland Row and Lansdowne Road areas. Interned after the Rising until August 1916.

 

Guilfoyle Joseph

 

Henry James

 

Hickey Michael

 

Humphreys Richard

 

Jackson Francis

 

Jackson Joseph

 

Kavanagh James

 

Kavanagh Liam

 

Kavanagh Peadar

 

Kelly Patrick


Kelly Richard. Volunteer, B Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteer. Born in 1894 died on the 24th of May 1961, aged about 22 years old at the time of the Rising. Bolandís Bakery Bolandís Mills, Grand Canal Street.  He was deported after the surrender spending time in Wakefield and Frongoch, he was released from Frongoch in July 1916. He did not re-join the Volunteers and did not  take part in the War of Independence. He joined the National Army in September 1922 until April 1924, he served in the Army Ordnance Corps service number 56996.


Kelly Thomas

 

Kenny Charles

 

Kinsella John

 

Kirwan Edward. Volunteer, C Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1898 died on the 23rd of December 1959, aged about 18 years old at the time of the Rising.  Fought in Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street and the area of the Dublin and South Eastern Railway Line between Westland Row and Lansdowne Road. He was deported after the surrender, released in June 1916. During the War of Independence he took part in the burning of Stepaside RIC Barracks. He was captured by British forces on the 19th of September 1920 and imprisoned until December 1921. He took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War and joined the National Army in April 1922 and served throughout the Civil War. He was discharged from the Defence Forces on the 28th of March 1924 having held the rank of Battalion Quartermaster Sergeant service number 16347.

 

Lalor Eamon. Volunteer, D Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1879 died on the 5th of March 1962, aged about 37 years old during the Rising. Fought at the Railway Line between Westland Row and Lansdowne Road and in and around the area of Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street. He joined the Volunteers at the Rotunda in 1913. He was deported after the surrender first to Wakefield then Frongoch, he was released about the middle of November 1916. He had no further service after release. He did not take part in the War of Independence or the Civil War.  

 

Leonard Edward. Volunteer, E Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1898 died on the 30th of July 1965, aged about 18 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills on Grand Canal Street. He avoided arrest or capture after the surrender. He served throughout the War of Independence and took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War.  

 

Leonard Patrick. Volunteer, E Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in November 1886 died on the 26th of February 1931, aged 29 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills on Grand Canal Street. He was not arrested or detained after the surrender and served throughout the War of Independence. He took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War and joined the National Army in April 1922 and served up to 30th of September 1923 and was a Sergeant with the Mechanical Transport Corps service number 11082.


Liffiroi Leo

 

Lyons George A. B Company 3rd Battalion Irish Volunteers.

 

Mac an Bhaird Padraig

 

McArdle Owen

 

McBride Patrick

 

McCabe Liam

 

McCaibe Liam

 

McCabe Patrick

 

Bernard McCarthy

McCarthy Bernard. Volunteer, D Company, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 29th of November 1896 died on the 23rd of June 1969, aged 19 years old during the Rising. Fought at Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street, Dublin. He was arrested after the Rising and detained until about September 1916. He re-joined the Irish Volunteers upon reorganisation. During the War of Independence he took part in usual activities, took part in raids and patrol duty. He provided information prior to an attack on a troop train. During the Truce Period McCarthy attended the training camp at Pine Forest. Enlisted at Beggars Bush Barracks on the 18th of April 1922 and was discharged from the Defence Forces as time expired on the 25th of April 1924 at the rank of Company Sergeant.

 

McCarthy Michael. Volunteer, B Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 15th of July 1883 died on the 20th of May 1956, aged 33 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills on Grand Canal Street and in the area of the Dublin and South Eastern Railway Line, Dublin (between Westland Row and Lansdowne Road). He was deported after the Rising, he was released from Frongoch about September 1916. He re-joined the Company and was promoted to Quartermaster early in 1917he was also involved in the defence of 6 Harcourt Street (Sinn Fein Headquarters) when the building was attacked on Armistice Day 1918. He was arrested in November 1920 and detained until December 1921, during the raid on his home, in which nothing was found, he was forced to remove his sick child from the house, the child died four days later. He re-joined the Company after his release but did not take any active part, he did not take part in the Civil War.  


McDermott Joseph

 

McDermott Sean

 

McDonnell Andrew

 

McDowell Cathal

 

McDowell Patrick

 

McEffoy Sean


McKenna John (known as Patrick McKenna during the Rising). E Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1897, he was a native of County Antrim, he died in St Bricin's Hospital, Dublin from tuberculosis on the 7th of February 1924, aged about 19 years old during the Rising. He received a bullet wound to the left thigh on the Tuesday. He enlisted in the National Army in April 1922, he became ill on the 11th of January 1924 and died of the 7th of February 1924. He had reached the rank of Sergeant at the time of his death, army number 20125.


 

MacGhaill Padraig

 

Mac Giolla Bhridge, Padraig

 

Mac Giollaphol Sean

 

Macken Peadar, Killed in Action.

 

MacMahon Sean (SeŠn MacMathghmhna). Company Officer Commanding, B Company, 3rd battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1893 died on the 26th of March 1955, aged about 2323 years old during the Rising. Fought at Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills on Grand Canal Street and on the Dublin and South Eastern Railway Line. He served as a Company Officer Commanding, Battalion Vice Commandant, Irish Volunteers and IRA and Quartermaster General of the I.R.A. from August 1920. He took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War and was appointed Quartermaster General of the National Army at the rank of Lieutenant General on its formation in February 1922 and Chief of Staff on the 23rd of August 1922 and serving in the Defence Forces at that position until March 1924. On 20 March 1924. His commission was withdrawn by Order of the Executive Council and he was reappointed with the rank of Major General on the 22nd of April 1924. He served as General Officer Commanding Southern Command from October 1925 until tendering his resignation from the Defence Forces due to ill health on the 24th of January 1927.

 

Mac Uinseann Sean


Maguire James. D Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1873 died on the 15th of June 1953 in Sir Patrick Dun's Hospital, Dublin, aged about 43 years old during the Rising. Fought in the Ringsend Road, Harmony Row, 144 Pearse Street, Gas Works, Ringsend, Dublin Distillery, Bolandís Mills, Grand Canal Street, Booterstown Avenue and Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street areas. He was ordered by Eamon de Valera to go to Dun Laoghaire to ascertain strength of British forces. Following the Easter Rising he was interned until July 1916. He re-joined the Irish Volunteers upon reorganisation and undertook the usual activities. In 1918 he was elected to Pembroke District Council. He was arrested in September 1920 after ammunition was "planted" at his home, was released after three weeks. He was again arrested in December 1920 and interned until December 1921. Took no further part thereafter.


Mallon James

 

Malone Michael, Killed in Action Battle of Northumberland Road, Mount Street Bridge.



Robert Maloneís named and numbered medals presented to his next of kin in 1941.

Malone Robert. 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Fought at Boland's Mills. Born in 1896 died on the 5th of October 1936, aged about 20 years old at the time of the Rising. After the founding of the Irish Free State he joined the Pembroke Fire Brigade, which was amalgamated with the Greater Dublin Fire Brigade in 1930. He was deported after the surrender first to Wakefield then Frongoch and was released about December 1916. He re-joined the Volunteers after release and served up to about the end of 1918 beginning of 1919 during which time he was involved in collecting arms and making grenades. He dropped out of the Volunteers when he became heavily involved in Church work. He was employed as a Scavenger before joining the Fire Brigade. He was killed along with to other fireman in the Pearse Street Tragedy in 1916. At the time of his death he was married with a seven year old son.

 

The Pearse Street Tragedy

'On the night of Monday 5th October 1936 a fire started at the premises of Exide Batteries at 164 Pearse Street, Dublin. The fire was first observed at 10:50pm by a tenant on the upper floor, and he shouted to passers-by, who called the fire brigade. The brigade received the call at 10:54pm and turned out in less than two minutes. When the brigade arrived they were advised that there were people in the building, and four firemen, Potts, Malone, McArdle, and Nugent, immediately entered the building and brought a hose up the stairs to the top floor, whilst two other firemen, Crowe and Kavanagh, took a hose up to the first floor. At that stage it was believed that the fire was in a room at the rear of the first floor. Fireman Potts took the First Aid Hose from Fireman Kavanagh and went to the door of the top floor landing and played it on the flames that were coming out of the glass roof to his left, but the hose was totally inadequate and he abandoned it. Firemen Malone, McArdle, and Nugent were waiting for the water to be turned on in their hose. No water came from the hose at any time. Very shortly after this an explosion occurred, closely followed by a second explosion. After these, the fire developed rapidly with the whole part of the upper floors in both premises being covered in flames and part of the building collapsing. Of the four firemen on the top floor only Potts survived. Reinforcements were summoned as the fire increased in size and intensity, with the brigade facing the serious problem of a lack of water from the fire hydrants. The fire eventually burnt itself out at about 2:00am, at which point it was apparent that three firemen were missing. It was not until early the following morning that the building had cooled enough to allow other members of the brigade to start searching through the rubble. At 6:00am they found the first body, charred and injured beyond recognition. The second body was found an hour later, and the third at around 10:00am. The bodies were taken to Sir Patrick Dun's Hospital.

 

The relatives of the three dead firemen accepted the offer of a public funeral. On Thursday 8th October the bodies were removed from the hospital and borne on fire-engines to City Hall, to lie-in-state in The Rotunda, with the coffins draped with the Irish Tricolour. The following evening the remains were removed to the Church of St. Andrew in Westland Row. President de Valera was amongst the huge congregation, and an estimated 50,000 people lined the route to Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, including a huge contingent of firemen from brigades all over Ireland and Britain. Malone was buried with full military honours, with the Last Post being sounded and a volley of shots fired over the grave by a guard of honour of 20 men who had served with him at Boland's Mills.

The other two fireman killed were:

Fireman Peter McArdle, married with seven children the oldest was thirteen.

Fireman Thomas Nugent aged 27 and engaged to be married.

 

Martin Joe

 

Meagher Michael

 

Meagher Patrick

 

Merriman Michael

 

Molloy Joseph

 

Mullen, Murtagh Patrick

 

Murphy Christopher J. Christopher J. Murphy was born in the parish of St. Kevin's Dublin in 1890. During the Rebellion he fought as a member of the Boland's Mills Garrison under the command of de Valera. In the middle of the fighting he was shot by a sniper from a height, the bullet entering his throat and coming out through his lung. Despite the best efforts of doctors following the surrender they were unable to remove all the bullet shrapnel. He continued to serve through the War of Independence using his barber shop at Camden Row in Dublin as a safe house. During the Emergency he joined the Irish Army despite his ill health. He joined at Griffith Barracks in July 1940 aged 50 his enlistment documents noting as a distinctive mark "Bullet wound scar on throat 1916". Christopher Murphy died of lead poisoning on 25 July 1942, the letter sent to his wife by Justice Lennon noting that his "death is a great loss for all those who were his comrades in the old Third Battalion".

 

Murphy John J. Volunteer, B Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1894 died on the 6th of May 1968, aged about 22 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Railway Station on Westland Row and Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills on Grand Canal Street. He was arrested after the surrender and deported first to Wakefield then Frongoch, he was released in July 1916. He served throughout the War of Independence and took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War joining the National Army on the 14th of October 1922. He remained with the Defence Forces until 1953.

 

Murphy Liam

 

Murphy Richard. B Company 3rd Battalion Irish Volunteers. Killed in Action. Battle of Northumberland Road, Mount Street Bridge.

 

Murray Frank

 

Murray Michael

 

Murray Seamus

 

Nolan P

 

Nolan Patrick. A Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1895 died on the 12th of April 1979, aged about 21 years old during the Rising. Fought in the Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street and the Dublin and South Eastern Railway Line between Westland Row and Lansdowne Road areas. He fought during the War of Independence and remained with the National Army up to 1924 being a Lieutenant with the Mechanical Transport Corps.

 

Nugent John

 

Nugent Joseph

 

OíBrien William

 

O Broin Liam



O'Byrne Joseph Michael. Lieutenant (acting captain) D Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1888 died on the 11th of August 1966, aged about 28 years old during the Rising. Fought in the Harmony Row and Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street, Dublin. He joined the Volunteers in August 1914. After the surrender he was detained overnight at the R.D.S. then transferred to Richmond Barracks then deported first to Wakefield then Frongoch, he was released in August 1916. During the War of Independence he was employed as Chief Registrar, DŠil Land Settlement Commission. Was arrested in November 1920 and took no part in the Civil War.

 

OíByrne Tom

 

O Caomhanaigh Michael

 

OíConnor Joe

 

 



He is buried in Templeogue Cemetery, Dublin.

OíConnor Joseph

 

O Cuirbre Cristoir

 

OíDonoghue Denis (Dinny Donoghue). Battle of Northumberland Road, Mount Street Bridge.

 

O Duinn Sean

 

OíGrady

 

OíHanlon Sťan (John). B Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1878 died in St Kevin's Hospital on the 18th of February 1952, aged about 38 years old during the Rising. Fought in the Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street areas. During Easter Week he was given responsibility of supplies and munition by de Valťra and knew about the movement and transport of ammunitions from different parts of the city to the B Company Headquarters. He was posted in Boland's Mills until the surrender. Prior to the Rising he was doing guard in No2 Dawson Street. Following the surrender he was interned in Richmond Barracks, Wakefield Jail and then Frongoch Camp in Wales. He re-joined his company at his release in August or September 1916. Until 1919, he was involved in the transport of arms from Islanbridge Barracks. In 1919, during the Dail meetings, he served in armed patrols around St Stephen's Green and Molesworth Street area as well as being posted as armed guard on Frederick Street. He was arrested at the end of November 1920 and was released in November 1921while a prisoner in Ballykinlar Internment Camp he was assaulted by members of the British Military. After his release, he re-joined his company. Until September 1923 his main activity as intelligence officer of the area. During the Civil War he took part in an attempt attack on the railway he was stationed on Erne Street leading up to the Railway and an attack on the Free State cookhouse on Hammond Lane. He received the 1916 Medal and a service (1917-1921) Medal with bar.

 

O hAodha A

 

O'Keeffe Michael. Volunteer, B Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 2nd of February 1879 died on the 6th of January 1953, aged 37 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Bolandís Bakery/Boland's Mills on Grand Canal Street, and at the Railway Line between Westland Row and Beggars Bush. During the Rising he took part in the cutting of communication links between Dublin and London.  He served up to the 29th of April when he had to leave his post due to illness. He did not serve during the War of Independence. He took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War, in June 1922 he volunteered his services to the National Forces serving for approximately five weeks in July and August of that year. He also served with the Citizen Defence Force.


OíKeeffe Sean. B Company Irish Volunteers. Injured by a bullet wound to the elbow, treated in the Dispensary Grand Canal Street.

 

O Leannain Michael


O'Mara Peter. Section Commander, A Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1894 died on the 16th of October 1965, aged about 22 years old during the Rising. Fought at Bolandís Bakery/Mills and the Dublin and South Eastern Railway Line, Dublin between Westland Row and Lansdowne Road. Joined the Volunteers at their inception at the Rotunda in 1913 and served throughout the War of Independence and Civil War. He was deported after the Rising and interned in Wakefield and Frongoch, he was released from Frongoch in the autumn of 1916. During the War of Independence he assisted in the training and reorganisation of the IRA in the south County Dublin area and led or participated in a number of attacks on British forces in the Dublin area. He was also imprisoned for about 3 weeks in February 1921. He joined the National Army where he served in the Training Department, Liaison Department and Evacuation Department. As Provost Marshal he helped to oversee the establishment of a National Army Military Police force in the Curragh and later served on the staff of the Adjutant General. He continued to serve with the Defence Forces until retiring to the Reserve on the 19th of January 1929. During the Emergency he served with the Defence Forces from 1940 to the 28th of March 1946.


O Meadra Peadar

 

OíNeill Andrew

 

OíReilly Christopher

 

OíReilly Patrick

 

OíRourke Thomas

 

O Scolaige Tomas

 

OíShea Sean (Jack), Although not a member of the Irish Volunteers he volunteered at Bolandís Mill on the Monday afternoon, he was 16 years old. He died June 7th 1974.

 

OíTreacy Seamus


Patton Kathleen. Nee Murphy, married in India in 1926. Liverpool Branch, Cumann na mBan. Born on the 4th of April 1897 died on the 3rd of September 1966, aged 19 years old during the Rising. Served in the G.P.O.


Pearle Richard

 

Peate Thomas

 

Peelo Denis. C Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 29th of November 1899 died on the 14th of November 1973, aged 16 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought in the Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street and Mount Street areas. Following the Easter Rising he was detained but released on the 7th of May 1916 on account of his youth. He re-joined the Irish Volunteers upon reorganisation. He left in 1917 to pursue clerical studies. Took no further part thereafter.

 

Pender James

 

Porter Eugene (Owen). Staff Officer, General Headquarters, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1897 died on the 25th of January 1962, aged about 19 years old during the Rising. Fought in the areas of Bath Avenue Bridge, Railway Line between Westland Row and Lansdowne Road, Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills and Grand Canal Street. Prior to the Easter Rising Eugene Porter had served as a Battalion Signal Instructor and after his release assisted in the reorganisation of the Irish Volunteer in County Wicklow serving as a delegate to the Irish Volunteer convention in 1917 as well as a Battalion Officer Commanding. He served with the Defence Forces as a Private in 3 Field Company, Supply and Transport Corps in the 1940s during the Emergency (Second World War).


Power Patrick

 

Purfield James. B Company Irish Volunteers. Injured by a bullet wound to the Knee, treated in the Dispensary Grand Canal Street.

 

Quin Thomas

 

Quinn Sean

 

Raftis Liam

 

Redican James. Injured by a bullet wound to the thigh on the Monday, treated in the Dispensary Grand Canal Street and removed to Sir Patrick Dunís Hospital on the Tuesday night.

 

Reid John J. Convicted by Court martial and sentenced to death, commuted by the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief to 10 years penal servitude.

 

Reid Patrick

 

Reynolds George, Killed in Action. Section Commander. Battle of Northumberland Road, Mount Street Bridge.

 


Patrick Roe is buried in Glasnevin Cemetery

Roe Patrick Joseph. Volunteer, C Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1896 died on the 22nd of May 1963, aged about 20 years old during the Rising. Fought in the area of Bolandís Bakery and was involved in the Battle of Mount Street Bridge, he was stationed at 25 Northumberland Road until the Wednesday morning of the Rising when Lieutenant Malone gave orders that he and Michael Byrne deliver dispatches to Maloneís home on the South Circular Road. Roe and Byrne remained at Maloneís home due to 25 Northumberland Road being cut off. Roe avoided arrest or detention after the Rising. He was a member of Fianna Eireann before the Rising and took part in the Howth Gun Running. He was arrested in November 1917 and held for two weeks for illegal Drilling, he was released after going on hunger strike. He took part in the War of Independence taking part in part in the burning of an Income Tax office on Nassau Street, he was involved in the Bloody Sunday as part of a covering party during the attack at Pembroke Street. He was arrested in late November 1920 and interned at Ballykinlar until December 1921. During the Truce he took part in the occupation of the Ballast Office in Dublin. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War and was involved in fighting against National Army forces in Dublin at Stephen's Garage, the Kevin Street Technical Schools and Norton's Malt Stores.

 

Roe William Charles. An Cťad Sluagh, Dublin Brigade, Fianna Eireann. Born in 1901 died on the 19th of June 1976, aged about 15 during the Rising. Fought in the area of Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street, Missionary Hall, Northumberland Road and Ballsbridge. William Roe evaded capture after the 1916 Easter Rising. From 1918 to his transfer to the IRA in early 1921 Roe served on the training staff of Fianna …ireann in the Dublin Brigade area as well as serving as a Fianna …ireann battalion commander. After his transfer to the IRA William Roe mobilised for a number of actual and aborted attacks on British forces and targets in Dublin including at Wexford Street, Dartmouth Road, Grafton Street as well as cancelled Dublin Brigade wide operation in late June 1921 to shoot on sight all armed British units encountered. In September 1921 during the Truce Period he was transferred to General Headquarters of the IRA to serve as a staff officer in the Training Department and from January to May 1922 he served on the Evacuation Staff with the National Army having transferred to it following its formation early that year. Following the attack by National Army forces on the Four Courts in Dublin at the outbreak of the Civil War at the end of June 1922 he left the National Army and joined the anti-Treaty IRA forces in the City. From July 1922 he took part in and or planned or led a large number of IRA attacks and operations against National Army and Provisional Government or Irish Free State Government forces and targets including at Harcourt Street  in July, Kevin Street Technical Schools in August, Aungier Street in August, Glencullen Bridge in August, Oriel House in September, Stephen's Green South he described as a residences of "enemy" newspaper editors on Pembroke Street, Dublin, Wellington Barracks, Dublin in November 1922, Jury's Hotel, Dublin in February 1923, kidnapping of a Mr. Dineen, Morehampton Road, Dublin as well as the rescue of Michael Carolan from Mercer's Hospital, Dublin in August 1922. William Roe also claims that he made an unsuccessful attempt to kill Joseph McGrath T.D., Director of Intelligence, National Army in 1922. In October 1922 he became Officer Commanding Dublin Brigade IRA Active Service Unit and from March 1923 served on the staff of the Director of Intelligence IRA commanding squads attached to that directorate. He escaped arrest by National Army forces on a number of occasions as well as attempts on his life. He further claims that an individual named Goldenberg (sic) was shot dead in St. Stephen's Green, Dublin in October 1923 by a group of National Army officers - including some who Roe names - who mistook him (Goldenberg) for William Roe. Roe also claims that he had to remain on the run until 1925 but that he also remained subject to further arrest and harassment including an attempt on his life in October 1929 by Special Branch Detectives in Meath Street, Dublin as well as being arrested on suspicion of involvement in the murder of Kevin O' Higgins T. D. Minister for Home Affairs on 10 July 1927. William Roe joined the GŠrda SŪochŠna in 1933.

 

Ronan (Rownan) William. Battle of Northumberland Road, Mount Street Bridge.

 

Ryan Cornelius

 

Scully Thomas. Injured when his hand was torn by broken glass.


Smith Albert. Volunteer, A Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 7th of March 1897 died on the 25th of February 1960, aged 19 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Bolandís and at the Dublin and South Eastern Railway Line. He joined the Volunteers in 1913 and took part in the Howth Gun Running. After the surrender he was deported and detained in Wakefield Prison and Frongoch being released in August 1916. He joined the National Army in April 1922 and served until November 1923. Hi brother William also fought in Bolandís in 1916.


Smith William. (Smyth) Born in Kingstown (Dun Laoghaire) in 1900, he was educated at the Christian Brothers School there. He joined Na Fianna at Ringsend in 1914 and in 1916 joined the Volunteers. Described as Ďnever a robust boyí he died from what was described as Ďdelicate healthí on the 22nd of March 1918 aged 18. His brother Albert also fought at Boland's. He is buried in an unmarked grave in Deansgrange Cemetery Dublin. In 1911 he was living at Alma Place, Monkstown, with his father Albert Edward, a Boot Maker, His mother Margaret and his two brothers Albert and Patrick. In 1901 he was living at Trafalgar Terrace in Monkstown.


Stanley Liam

 

Stokes John J

 

Tannam Micheal, was Quarter Master to the Third Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers at Boland's Mill during Easter Week. He was appointed to the rank of Quarter Master by de Valera when designated Quarter Master did no show up. Tannam went on to serve during the War of Independence and also saw service with 26th Battalion during the Emergency.



Micheal Tannam

Thompson Alexander

 

Traynor Thomas, was hanged at Mountjoy Jail on the 25th of April 1921 for his part in an ambush on Auxiliary Forces who were on their way to raid a meeting of the I.R.A. in Brunswick Street (now Pearse Street) Dublin on the 14th of March 1921. Two Auxiliary Policemen and five others were killed in the ambush. Traynor was a native of Tullow County Carlow and was 39 years old when executed.


Mortimer Tubridy

Tubridy Mortimer, ex Blackrock College student having finished his studies there in 1915. Received a scalp wound during the fighting, he avoided capture after the Rising. He later took part in the War of Independence and was imprisoned by the British. In 1966 he was living in Johannesburg South Africa.


Viant Margaret nee Downie, Peggy. Liverpool Branch, Cumann na mBan. Served in the G.P.O., Jervis Street Hospital and Jacob's Biscuit Factory, Bishop Street areas. Margaret Viant had no further service after returning to Liverpool in May 1916.


Walker John

 

Walsh James. B Company, 3rd Battalion Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteers. Born in 1899 died on the 12th of February 1957, aged about 17 years old during the Rising. Fought in the Boland's Bakery/Boland's Mills, Grand Canal Street, and Clanwilliam House, Clanwilliam Place/Lower Mount Street areas. After the split in the Volunteers along with his brother Thomas (see below) they joined the 3rd Battalion of the Irish Volunteers, headquarters in 144 Great Brunswick Street. Because their parents owned a green-grocery business at 4 East James Street they had access to a pony and trap and a horse drawn van the brothers were put in charge of transport, both the pony and trap and the van being put to good use transporting equipment on many training activities in the Dublin Mountains. He was not detained after the Rising and went on the run. After the evacuation of Clan William House on the Wednesday he attempted to get back to Bolandís but was prevented from doing so by what he described as a hostile mob. He remained involved with the Volunteers and I.R.A. during the War of Independence and was on an armed cyclist patrol during the Bloody Sunday shooting. He was detained in Ballykinlar County Down from November 1920 to December 1921. He took no part in the Civil War.

 

Walsh Thomas. 3rd Battalion Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteers. Joined the National Volunteers B Company 5th Battalion along with his brother James (see above), this company of the National Volunteers met at Sandymount Castle. This company numbered about 50 strong, after Redmondís speech at Woodenbridge the Company split with nine men leaving for the Irish Volunteers. On Easter Monday, along with his brother James they were put in charge of delivering arms and ammunition along with stretchers and first aid equipment to Bolandís Bakery on Grand Canal Quay. On the Tuesday of the Rising they were both detailed along with ten other men to go to Clanwilliam House to defend Mount Street Bridge. The party arrived at Clanwilliam House at about 3pm Tuesday afternoon and were admitted by George Reynolds who was in charge of the position, Paddy Doyle, Jimmy Doyle, Dick Murphy and Willy Ronan were in the house when the group arrived. On the Wednesday morning their younger brother Leo arrived with a large parcel of food, while attempting to get the parcel into the house by means of hauling it up on a rope they were fired on, Leo was forced to take cover and in their hast to get the parcel in through the window the rope snapped and the food fell to the ground. Leo managed to secure the parcel to the rope and on the second attempt they managed to haul the parcel into the house. The two brothers were engaged in intense fighting over the next few days. They both managed to escape and spent several months on the run staying at several safe houses around Dublin. They remained in hiding until the release of prisoners from Frongoch in December.

 

Waters James

 

Whelan Patrick, Killed in Action.

 

Williams Patrick. Citizen Army. Dug the grave for Peadar Macken.

 

Woodcock William


The following is a list of names that have appeared in several places as having served in Bolandís during the Rising but as yet I have found no details of.

Banks Sean

Brown William

Byrne Dermot

Byrne Henry

Burton Frederick

Cullen Michael